Mission San Luis Rey at Oceanside

The Mission San Luis Rey is known as the King of the Missions, and is one of the largest. It is located in Oceanside, California. It was built by the Spanish, who were colonizing California; and was later taken over by Mexico. « ‹ 1 of 3 ›...

Botanic Garden in Encinitas

There is a 37 acre Botanic Garden in Encinitas, not too far from Carlsbad. The Garden has plants from around the world, and specializes in plants from semi-arid climates. « ‹ 1 of 4 ›...

Batiquitos Lagoon in Carlsbad

Along the coast of California are wetlands where marshgrass and birds and fish are born and grow in very robust ecosystems. Along the many coastal towns that make up North County San Diego are lagoons that separate those towns, and give nature a chance to grow, and...

San Diego Air and Space Museum in Balboa Park

I visited the San Diego Air and Space Museum last Weekend, and took a bunch of pictures. I’ve been to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Dulles, Virginia, which is really nice. This museum had some nice exhibits, and things I hadn’t seen before. « ‹ 1...

Leo Carillo Rancho

I visited the Leo Carillo Rancho this summer. It’s in Carlsbad, and is the site of an old Spanish Rancho. Leo Carillo was an actor who appeared in over 100 movies, and he decided that he wanted to rescue some of the history of the area, which is why he bought...